Fox News Chief National Correspondent Ed Henry referred to as into “Fox & Friends” on Saturday to give viewers an update on his and his sister’s restoration from a liver transplant the 2 underwent.
Henry said that whereas he nonetheless had a protracted road ahead for restoration, his vitals had been sturdy and he was feeling healthful.
“Still got some aches and pains but it’s really not a big deal because we’ve succeeded in victory,” he said.
In July, Henry talked about his heartfelt decision to donate part of his liver to his sister who has struggled with liver points associated with her and Ed’s family historic previous.
“I am determined to do whatever I can to give my sister the greatest gift of all, which quite simply is life,” he said, noting that his sister Colleen’s effectively being had flip into fairly rather a lot worse.
ED HENRY AND HIS SISTER, COLLEEN, BOTH RECOVERING AND MAKING ‘GOOD PROGRESS’ AFTER LIVER DONATION SURGERIES
Henry said that when the surgeon put part of his liver in his sister on Tuesday, it “immediately started working.”
He initially wasn’t constructive whether or not or not he ought to get up and about, saying that he felt dizzy after stood up.
He started to choke up recalling how medical personnel requested that he get out of his mattress to go to his sister. “I got up and went for a walk and we toasted — since we can’t have alcohol, we had apple juice.” Colleen, he said, had already gotten some her color once more.
Henry added that he hoped to depart the hospital inside days, although his sister had a for the much longer road ahead of her.
“The prayers that we’re feeling … I can’t thank everyone personally, I want to thank everybody now. You’ve been amazing. I totally underestimated the outpouring,” he said, noting the massive amount of assist he obtained from viewers.